Hillcrest Intermediate School

11091 Mockingbird Drive
Irwin, PA 15642
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Hillcrest Intermediate School serves 791 students in grades 5-6.
Hillcrest Intermediate School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 791 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hillcrest Intermediate School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Hillcrest Intermediate School's student population of 791 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
Total Students
791 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillcrest Intermediate School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest Intermediate School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#227 out of 2549 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
14%
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Black
1%
14%
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White
91%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
1%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hillcrest Intermediate School's ranking?
Hillcrest Intermediate School is ranked #227 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 77% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Hillcrest Intermediate School?
791 students attend Hillcrest Intermediate School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Hillcrest Intermediate School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hillcrest Intermediate School?
Hillcrest Intermediate School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Hillcrest Intermediate School offer ?
Hillcrest Intermediate School offers enrollment in grades 5-6
What school district is Hillcrest Intermediate School part of?
Hillcrest Intermediate School is part of Norwin SD School District.

School Reviews

5   10/6/2021
This school is amazing!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Ian McBride

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 791 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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